Every year is the same. Come tax season, landlords all over the UK find themselves confused when filing a self assessment tax return with HMRC. The rules tend to change quite a bit every fiscal year, making it easy to make mistakes and get lost in the process. For new landlords, the first time can be even more daunting.
Marks Out Of Tenancy, a letting review website, has launched a digital service to help local authorities crackdown on unscrupulous landlords with a view to raising standards in the PRS.
Labour could give tenants who rent private homes the right to buy them at a cut-price rate, the Shadow Chancellor has revealed.
John McDonnell outlined the party’s incendiary plans to ‘tackle the burgeoning buy-to-let market’ in a bombshell interview last night.
The dramatic policy is designed to clamp down on middle-class families who buy a second property as a nest egg for their retirement.
Is this a real plan or electioneering with a potential election on the books ?
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Welcome to Red Brick sales and lettings!
We are pleased to announce that our Coventry office will be moving at the end of the year. Not moving far though. We have outgrown our current office and have made the leap to buy a much bigger building. With our increased HMO management, Residential Sales and Lettings we needed more desk space. We will also have White Brick based there. White Brick is our national lettings management company.
The potential cost of ignoring council warnings
A buy to let investor has been fined £4,800 and ordered to pay £2,200 in costs for failing to keep his property’s garden under control. The Landlord who now lives in Brighton was prosecuted by South Gloucestershire Council for failing to comply with a remedial order under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014.
The prosecution related to a mid-terraced house owned by Dowding that has remained empty for over six years.
For at least 6 years it has been left unmaintained, with its large
Update on HMO government rules is set to draw thousands of more buy-to-let landlords into the HMO licensing net and failure to comply could see them subjected to unlimited fines.
In early March, the Government introduced the Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Description) (England) Order 2018 (2018/221) (LHMO 2018), which comes into effect from October 1, 2018.
), are defined by the Government as “a property rented out by at least 3 people who are not from 1 ‘household’ (eg a family) but share facilities like the bathroom and kitchen.